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Why settle for the lumpia wrapper in the grocery, when you can get them freshly made in the market?

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Lumpia wrappers are the one of the most versatile ingredients in Filipino cuisine. You can find them in savoury lumpia, or in desserts like┬áturon. These wrappers, despite their popularity, are found pre-made in many supermarkets. It’s much more convenient to buy a pack of lumpia wrappers than make them yourself, but I decided to go…

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Hummus is a nutritious, protein-packed snack that can be modified in countless ways. Instead of a plain chickpea base, add roasted carrots and fun toppings for good measure. Pickled red onions add a refreshing touch to earthy hummus, and crunchy pan-fried chickpeas add texture to an otherwise smooth and heavy dish.

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It has been an ongoing debate whether or not smoothies are healthy. At first look, we would say of course they are! These drinks contain fiber, folate, Vitamin C, and Potassium which come from the fruit itself. You also get your fix of protein and calcium by adding milk or yogurt in your smoothie recipe….

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Curry puffs were one of my many favourite childhood snacks to eat when I was growing up. Traditionally, curry puffs are deep fried with beef mince and potatoes, but this curry puff recipe today is a slightly healthier version made with sweet potatoes, a few other vegetables, and baked rather than fried. I have made…

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